|Present||Associate Professor, San Jose State University ‐ School of Social Work|
|2006||Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley ‐ Social Welfare|
|2001||MSW, San Jose State University ‐ School of Social Work|
|1997||B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz ‐ Psychology and Literature|
Refereed Publications (17)
Characteristics and factors impacting reunification outcomes among Vietnamese immigrant families ...
Children and Youth Services Review (2012)
Using a mixed methods approach, this study examined reunification processes and outcomes among Vietnamese immigrant families involved in the child ...
Reunification outcomes among Mexican immigrant families in the child welfare ...
Children and Youth Services Review (2011)
This study examined reunification outcomes among Mexican immigrant families involved in the child welfare system, and compared characteristics of Mexican-origin ...
Social capital and neighborhood poverty: Toward an ecologically grounded model ...
Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment (2007)
Research indicates that concentrated neighborhood poverty has numerous detrimental effects on the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities. ...
The risk of timing out: Welfare-to-work services for Asian immigrants ...
AAPI Nexus: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Policy, Practice and Community (2005)
With the passage of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, welfare recipients are faced with new ...